JULY EVENTS

Valley Forge & Montgomery County

July is a time to celebrate summer, and in Valley Forge and Montgomery County, that means a whole lot more than July 4 fireworks and carnivals. Here's a look at our top events for summer, including concerts, carnivals, stage productions, restaurant weeks and more.

Valley Forge Casino Resort Luau Beach Party

LUAU BEACH PARTY

July 3
Valley Forge Casino Resort

You know summer is officially in full swing when the luau starts at Valley Beach! The Valley Forge Casino Resort hosts a poolside party on July 3 with live music, dancing and of course, hula girls.

Valley Forge Park - 4th of July

JULY 4TH COMMUNITY PICNIC IN THE PARK

July 4
Valley Forge National Historical Park

Valley Forge’s prominence in establishing our national liberty makes it a natural for a full day of July 4 festivities. Each year, the park throws a massive community picnic with food, games, crafts, performances, tours and – plug your ears – artillery demonstrations.

JULY 4TH - LIMERICK FIREWORKS

FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATIONS

July 4
Various Locations

Independence Day is celebrated across Montgomery County with community events, parades and of course, fireworks. Click below for our full list of July 4 celebrates in and around Montco.

Act 2 Playhouse - The New Improved Stages of Grief

THE NEW & IMPROVED STAGES OF GRIEF

July 5 - 16
Act II Playhouse

Written by and starring Mary Carpenter, The New & Improved Stages of Grief takes theater-goers on a hilarious ride through the grief cycle, from condolence cards to funeral fashion and beyond. Come back at the end of July for Tony Braithwaite's one-man-show Didn't Your Father Have this Talk with You?, running July 19 - 30.

Septeto Santiaguero brings their Cuban sounds to the Abington Art Center World Music Series this July

WORLD MUSIC SERIES

July 6, 13, 20 & 27
515 Meetinghouse Rd
Jenkintown

Abington Art Center presents its first annual World Music Series. The Thursday night concerts feature music from countries around the globe, including Hait, Nigeria, Colombia, Cuba and more for Thursday night concerts this summer.

Mystery Science Theater 3000

MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000 LIVE!

July 7
Keswick Theatre

For the first time ever, Mystery Science Theater 3000 takes its show on the road. Join hosts Joel Hodgson and Jonah Heston for a pair of performances on Friday, The first show is is MST3K favorite "Eegah," with all-new sketches. The second is a "Secret Surprise Film" never before featured on Mystery Science Theater 3000.

Historic Trappe - Dinner on Main

DINNER ON MAIN

July 9
Historic Trappe

Historic Trappe presents an unforgettable dining experience. On July 9, enjoy a seasonal farm-to-table dinner on Trappe's Main Street in front of the Speaker's House. The $50 per person price includes appetizers, dinner, dessert and drinks (including wine and beer), and all proceeds benefit the special projects of the Trappe 300 Steering Committee.

Green Lane Park Amphitheater

ROMEO & JULIET

July 9
Green Lane Park

Commonwealth Classic Theatre Co. brings Shakespeare to the stage at Green Lane Park with a performance of Romeo & Juliet. The production begins at 7 p.m. at the Green Lane Park amphitheater.

SUMMER EVENTS - AMBLER RESTAURANT WEEK

AMBLER RESTAURANT WEEK

July 10-17
Ambler Main Street

A festival of food! Come out to all participating Ambler restaurants for special pricing on lunch and dinner. Ambler Restaurant Week is an opportunity to experience one of Montgomery County's best downtown dining scenes.

THEATERS - THE COLONIAL THEATRE

BLOBFEST

July 14-16
The Colonial Theatre

Run! Hide! Scream! It's the 2017 edition of Blobfest, a three-day celebration of the The Blob (1958). The event is July 14-16, with its signature stunt - a run-out from the theater into the streets of Phoenixville - happening on July 14. The rest of the party features a Saturday street fair and screenings of the film and other classics. 

the little mermaid

THE LITTLE MERMAID

July 14 - 23
Methacton Community Theatre

You know the story; you know the characters, from the headstrong Ariel to the evil Ursula; you even know the music. What you don’t know is how compelling all this can be when presented live onstage rather than streaming on your TV. Based on the Academy Award-winning 1989 Disney film and one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories, The Little Mermaid from Methacton Community Theatre is an eye-popping love story for the ages.

Bastille Day at Eastern State Penitentiary

BASTILLE DAY

July 15
Eastern State Penitentiary

Let them eat Tastykake! Eastern State Penitentiary's Bastille Day festivities are irreverent and "completely historically accurate." Watch as the Bearded Ladies cabaret troupe reenacts the French Revolution, including a storming of the Bastille and a functioning guillotine that will fling 2,000 Tastykakes from the prison's towers.

Graeme Park Living History Sunday

LIVING HISTORY SUNDAY: REFLECTIONS OF INDEPENDENCE

July 16
Graeme Park

Grame Park's Living History Sunday program returns with a special look at American independence from "Dr. Benjamin Rush." Dr. Rush was a close friend of Elizabeth Graeme Fergusson and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. 

Attractions - Presidential Montco - Pennypacker

VICTORIAN TEA: HERE'S MARK TWAIN

July 16
Pennypacker Mills

Take a step back into the Victorian Era with a visit from America's favorite author Mark Twain. Pennypacker Mills presents a Victorian Tea with special guest, Mark Twain, who will share his life, adventures and wit during the three-course meal. Reservations required before July 7.

ARDMORE RESTAURANT WEEK

ARDMORE RESTAURANT WEEK

July 17-30
Destination Ardmore

Ardmore invites you to "experience the difference" during Ardmore Restaurant Week, July 18 to 31. More than a dozen of the area's best restaurants and eateries are offering special prix fixe menus and Happy Hour deals.

Beekeeping and Honey Festival

BEEKEEPING AND HONEY FESTIVAL

July 22
Harriton House

The annual Beekeeping and Honey Festival is a chance for a unique hands-on experiences. Adults and children are invited to try on beesuits, visit the hives and help extract the honey. Nature educators will also be on hand to provide special activities for children. Reservations are required for this event.

Lower Pottsgrove - Pottsgrove Manor

LIVING HISTORY: JACK OF ALL TRADES

July 22
Pottsgrove Manor

Tradesmen and specialized artisans played an important role in the colonial era, a time where nearly everything was handmade or built by a worker highly specialized in their craft. "Smiths" working with iron, tin, or other metals, as well as many other craftsman, provided practical and luxury goods to colonial buyers. Come see what's being made! 

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE

Opening July 28
DCP Theatre

It's drama in the Old West when DCP Theatre presents The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance. Watch as the scholar from New York arrives in Hallie's saloon as he tries to escape the man who wants him dead.

Upper Merion Fun in the Sun 2017

UPPER MERION FUN IN THE SUN

July 29
Heuser Park

It's the event of the summer in King of Prussia at the first annual Fun in the Sun event. The day includes a beer garden for the adults, animals from the Elmwood Park Zoo and pony rides for the kids, and a kickball tournament for all ages.

Moonlight Memories Car Show

MOONLIGHT MEMORIES CAR SHOW

July 29
Downtown Hatboro

It's the 25th anniversary of Hatboro's Moonlight Memories Car Show. Come gather with car enthusiasts from across the region and take a walk through history in downtown Hatboro.

Magic Sunday in Phoenixville

MAGIC SUNDAY IN PHOENIXVILLE

July 30
Steel City Coffee House

Three of the area's top magicians visit the Steel City Coffee House in Phoenixville for an afternoon of family fun. Steve Friedberg, Al Angelo and Vince Mendoza will amaze audiences you and old with their incredible performances.